Things to do on March 14:
Nibble your way around Taste of Dubai: The much-anticipated three-day food fiesta is back, with top restaurants from across the city serving up sample-sized dishes in the sun.
Dhs90 on the door. Thu 4pm-midnight, Fri noon-midnight, Sat noon-11pm. Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, www.tasteofdubaifestival.com.
Get your face read at Talise Spa: Eric Standop will read your face while photographer Richard Pilnick shoots the session. At the end you’ll receive a powerful framed image of your face alongside a personalised poem. Dhs1,850. Until March 21. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6818).
JamJar pop-up studio at The Archive: Let your creative juices flow at the JamJar art studio. Here you can pick up a canvas and paints and be inspired by the nature and surroundings of Safa Park.
Dhs40-125 for one hour. Noon-6pm. The Archive, Safa Park, Al Wasl Road, www.thearchive.ae (04 349 4033).
Sing along with Sir Bob Geldof: The Irish rock singer and activist returns to The Irish Village for a concert to kick off the popular pub’s annual St Patrick’s Day weekend celebrations.
Dhs75. 9pm. The Irish Village, Garhoud (04 703 0500). www.timeouttickets.com
Full moon drumming in the desert: Percussionists of all abilities can join this group of drummers on a desert trip. Participants will make beats together, dance, sing and enjoy a barbecue under the stars.
Dhs200 for adults, Dhs100 for children. 7pm. Gulf Ventures Camp, Al Awir, www.dubaidrums.com (04 347 4790).